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64 St Augustine Road, Paternoster, Saldanha Bay Municipality, South Africa
+27 22 752 2023
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Alberton, South Africa
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With all the walking it was time for food. Stopped in at Skatkis was welcomed by friendly staff. Food good and the view of the bay is stunning.

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Thank Vanessa B
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In a town where dinner reservations are absolutely essential, the fact that they let us in was this restaurant's single redeeming quality. The service was friendly but sporadic, the fish was a gluten fest, the salad was wilted and the parsley mash without the green stuff altogether... But as I said... they let us in.

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Thank Karlien D
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We called here for lunch on a day when there were power cuts on the west coast, nearly everywhere else was booked up. The service wasn't bad, we waited longer than normal though. The food the 3 of us ordered was average but we hadn't expected fine dining. All in all it was not a bad place on a very... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Though bad recommendation is never nice to give, we have to say that this was not a great experience. The rosé was warm, (they did offer to put ice cubes in) and the first and the main course came at the same time. The waitress was nice but unfortunately it didn't make up for the average food and experience...

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Thank Copenhagen3family
Umkomaas, South Africa
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We visited this restaurant for dinner. After waiting 15 minutes, we had not even been acknowledged by the waitron. There was only 1 waitron for the entire restaurant. There was an elderly lady at the reception, and quite frankly, she was very grumpy. When we finally got the elder ladies attention, she came to take orders. We ordered 2 gin... More 

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Thank Debbieholroyd
1 review
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Breakfast was terrible! Asked for crispy bacon, came bland and tough to cut. Service was non existing! Bad!!!

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Thank 846annelizel
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Very basic menu, bacon was terrible "very thick and difficult to cut". Not many appetizing options. There are so few restaurants offering bfast in paternoster. It would be wise for them to give a few more options.. like bacon, avo, sausage,croissants, scrambled eggs or something besides the very basics.. could also be a bit more generous with portions. Other than... More 

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Thank Daniala C
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Tried for 3 day to get a booking and finally we could do a lunch. Don't know if I could say it was worth the wait,very average greek salad and very average hake.. Tried the calamari as well and that was probably the winner for the day... The fact that they were the 4th restaurant in 3 days not to... More 

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Thank Andrew L
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We made a booking at Skatkis for 6 people for lunch thinking it would be full because of the public holiday. Upon entering, we stood at the entrance without being greeted, despite being seen by waiters. We were eventually shown to our table and sat down for about 10 minutes. We eventually went to the bar to order our drinks... More 

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Thank Lucinda B
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We went there on our first night in Paternoster expecting a treat because we've been to Skatkis before. What a let-down. It spoiled our first day here. The calamari tasted ok but very small size for a main and the fries were worse than McDonalds. The snoek was ok, but nothing else on the plate except perhaps 1/3 of a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 St Augustine Road, Paternoster, Saldanha Bay Municipality, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Saldanha Bay Municipality  >  Paternoster
  • Phone Number: +27 22 752 2023

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?